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Thu
22
Sep

HEVIDENCE's Debut Album 'Nobody's Fault' Out December 2

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Hevidence is the brainchild of Italian guitar player Diego Reali, founding member of Italian Prog Metal masters DGM. After he left the band in 2006, he started dabbling in some different musical styles, but his heart called for him to get back to metal! Thus Hevidence were born and Diego joined up with DGM bass player Andrea Arcangeli, singer Corrado Quoiani and drummer Emiliano Bonini.

"This band is highly inspired by the classic hard and heavy sounds from the '70s and '80s, that's why we worked hard to make this album sound the most vintage that was possible,' tells Diego. 'We are convinced that a huge dose of improvisation during the recording sessions is needed for the success of an original product. Everyone of us has many different musical influences and they came out in a very spontaneous way within the song writing process, we just believe in the word "ROCK"!!!'

Hevidence offer a mature and personal vision of hard rock and metal with a style reminiscent of the classic Yngwie Malmsteen albums mixed with power metal and melodic hard rock influences (think early Europe).

An EPK where you can learn more about the band and hear song samples is here:https://youtu.be/TDzEVFY27Yc

The band will be launching the album with a special 'Release Party' show in Roma at the JAILBREAK LiveClub on December 1st. For more info:http://www.jailbreakliveclub.it/

'Nobody's Fault' tracklisting includes:
1. Dig In The Night
2. Nobody' Fault
3. Miracle
4. So Unkind
5. Ave Maria
6. Overdrive
7. I Want More
8. Out Of This Time
9. Pack Your Bags
10. All I Ever Needed
11. Note

HEVIDENCE is:
Corrado Quoiani - Vocals
Diego Reali - Guitars
Andrea Arcangeli - Bass
Emiliano Bonini - Drums
Weblink: www.facebook.com/Hevidence

 

  
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Sat
10
Sep

DGM - The Passage (Review)

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2016
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Progressive Melodic Metal
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85
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You need a bit of variety in your music and this month it is DGM from Italy, presenting their 8th studio album! Yes, 8. This is however the first I’ve heard from them, but it’s enough to get my attention right from the start.
Performing a mix of progressive metal and European symphonic hard rock, Evergrey singer Tom Englund and Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo both appear as special guests and the band thanks both bands plus Secret Sphere, Pagan’s Mind and Circus Maximus in their liner notes.
That should give you some indication of where the band sits musically.
 
That established, it is all about the songs and much like others of this ilk, this record is not a one-listen and appreciate kind of deal. Its only over repeated listens that the true melodies and the intricacies of the songs show themselves.
There’s a lot of Dream Theater in these guys too. The hooks and chorus structures aren’t obvious, but they are there.
Songs range from 2 to 8 minutes in length, with melodies often revealing themselves in the vocals within verses, much like that of Circus Maximus.

I can’t quite rank this album up with the artists that influence the sound of DGM, but the impressive and likeable lead vocals, plus the intelligent arrangements and powerful performances do make this album one to remember and check out if you’re a fan of the progressive way of life.
 
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Mon
13
Jun

FrontiersMetalFest 2016 - PRIMAL FEAR, DGM, VANDEN PLAS

 

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the first edition of the Frontiers Metal Festival which will be held on Sunday, October 30th at the LIVE MUSIC CLUB in Trezzo Sull’Adda (Milan), Italy.
 
After the success of the first three editions of the Frontiers Rock Festival, the Italy based label decided to create a spin-off event to highlight the incredible talent of the heavier bands on the roster. The bill is made up of seven international and Italy based bands, all of whom will please fans of the power and progressive metal genres.
 
TRICK OR TREAT will kick off the festival, playing songs from their awesome new record, “Rabbits' Hill Pt. 2,” which will be released on July 8th. Spanish metallers Lords Of Black, featuring new Rainbow singer Ronnie Romero Official Site, will follow with their exciting mixture of classic heavy metal combined with power and prog metal. From there, DGM, an Italian band, who will release their highly anticipated eighth album, “The Passage” on August 26th, will take the stage and show of their incredible progressive metal stylings.
 
With no rest for the wicked, Italian symphonic metallers Secret Sphere will take the stage, spearheaded by the fabulous singer Michele Luppi, now keyboardist and background singer in Whitesnake. The Festival will continue on with a theatrical approach – Prog and Symphonic – from the magnificent German band Vanden Plas Official. Their live return to Italy is certainly one of the most anticipated events of the day.
 
The two headliners will be: Labyrinth – a new Frontiers signing, recently finalized – one of the most successful Italian metal bands of all time, which will see the return of singer Roberto Tiranti to the line-up, who will offer a live rendition of their classic masterpiece “Return to Heaven Denied” from start to finish, in addition to some of the most acclaimed songs from their storied catalog. The last slot of the evening could not have been left to anyone else other than Germany's mighty Primal Fear, one of the most successful metal bands around, fresh off the successful, chartbusting album “Unbreakable,” which charted in their home country of Germany, as well as in the United States and many other countries around the world.
 
Doors will open at 14.00 hrs. Early bird tickets, available until June 30th, will cost 31.00 EURO. Then the price will go up to 35.00 EURO until the day of the Festival. Tickets purchased on the show day will cost 39.00 EURO.
 
Metalheads all over Europe – YOU SIMPLY CANNOT MISS THIS SHOW!
 
 
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Mon
30
May

DGM Line Up 8th Album 'The Passage' On Frontiers

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Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the release of the brand new album from Italian prog metal masters DGM, entitled 'The Passage', on August 26.
 
'The Passage' is DGM's eighth studio album and is the culmination of almost 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the release of their self-produced mini-album, 'Random Access Zone'. The band went through several incarnations and lineup changes during the years, but since singer Mark Basile joined the group in 2007, DGM evolved and developed their sound into what they have now become.
 
It was probably the release of 'Frame' (2007) that pushed the band into the top of the league of international prog metal. It was also on the strength of this material that DGM managed to tour for almost four years around the world, taking part in some of the biggest metal festivals, supporting Symphony X on their European tour, and sharing the stage with Pagan's Mind too. In 2013, DGM came back with "Momentum", an album which showed the full stylistic maturity of a band which felt fully confident with their abilities, both on the songwriting and the musicianship side. The last album was promoted with more shows and after several gigs in Europe, they performed for the second time at ProgPower USA and started their first Asian tour in November 2014 playing Beijing, Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka as headliners.
 
The new album, 'The Passage' is another substantial step forward for DGM. Sounding like a hungry, urbanized version of Symphony X, with substantial hard rock influences, the new record is remarkable in several aspects. The compositions are phenomenal, with sweeping choruses, technical passages, lightning fast fretwork, big vocals and bombastic transitions. The playing is simply faultless and the melodies are perfectly woven into the killer guitars, epic keyboards, and pounding drums!
 
'This album can easily be seen as our most ambitious work to date,' says guitarist and producer Simone Mularoni. 'This time we tried to evolve to an even more personal sound. We took all the elements we developed through all these years and we tried to take them to the limit. Throughout the whole record you will hear a recurrent musical theme. Instead of doing a usual concept album with the lyrics, we decided to do a sort of musical concept with this melody that repeats in every song but every time with different time signatures and keys,' tells drummer Fabio Costantino. 'This album will offer to the listener a key for a positive dimension. A path made of sound vibrations: The Passage to our dreams and hopes,' concludes bassist Andrea Arcangeli.
 
Evergrey singer Tom Englund and Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo also appear as special guests tributing the value of this outstanding album. And let's not forget the great job that producer Simone Mularoni did in the studio! The future looks bright for these guys! Check them out live when they come to a town near you!
 
'The Passage' tracklisting includes: The Secret (Part 1); The Secret (Part 2); Animal; Ghosts Of Insanity; Fallen; The Passage; Disguise; Portrait; Daydreamer; Dogma; In Sorrow.
 
Enjoy the album's EPK following this link: https://youtu.be/ip-E0qsXCac
 
DGM
Simone Mularoni - guitars, keyboards
Marco Basile - vocals
Andrea Arcangeli - bass
Fabio Costantino - drums
Emanuele Casali - keyboards
 
Special guests:
Tom Englund - vocals on 'Ghosts of Insanity'
Michael Romeo ' lead guitar on 'Dogma'
 
Produced by Simone Mularoni
 
TOUR DATES
June 18 - Rover' Veronese, Festival (Italy)
July 21 - Napoli, New Sea Legend (Italy)
September 16 - Titans Club, Lens (Belgium)
September 17 - Moonlight Club, Diest (Belgium)
September 18 - De Meister, Geleen (Holland)
September 24 - Kofmehlweg Soletta, ElevenRock Fest (Switzerland)
November 3 - Osaka, LiveHouse (Japan)
November 4 - Nagoya, Sakae (Japan)
November 5 - Tokyo, Shinijuku (Japan)
November 6 - Tokyo, Shinijuku (Japan)
More shows TBA
 
Weblinks: www.dgmsite.com // www.facebook.com/dgmprog
 
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Wed
18
May

DGM; Coming August 2016 via Frontiers

Power Metal. Symphonic Metal. Progressive Metal.
If you like any or all three of those, get ready for DGM. Coming August 2016.
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Tue
22
Mar

Frontiers Records Signs Italian ProgMetal Outfit DGM

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Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the signing of Italian Prog Metal masters DGM for a multi-album deal!
 
DGM started in 1994 as an instrumental band and evolved over the years into a formidable and tight unit, offering super heavy riffs, tight drum patterns, beautiful melodies, classy arrangements, and top notch musicianship!
 
With eight full length studio albums, one EP and a live CD/DVD under their belts, DGM is a band that has reached full stylistic maturity and is truly at the top of their game! To witness their outstanding potential, check out some of their most popular songs on YouTube:
 
Hereafter - https://youtu.be/Bk08JwDpSH4
Reason (ft. Russell Allen) - https://youtu.be/n7-YIZhwvKI
Trust - https://youtu.be/YjPZgtm3Dmk
 
The band also spent a good amount of their time touring worldwide, taking part in some of the most important metal festivals including ProgPower USA, ProgPower Europe, PPM Festival and Gods Of Metal to name a few. They also supported Symphony X on their 'Iconoclast' European tour in 2010 and headlined an Asian tour in 2014, with shows in Japan and China.
 
Band guitarist and producer, Simone Mularoni says: 'We are really excited to start this new journey with Frontiers Music Srl! We feel blessed and honoured to see our name close to the bigger acts of the rock scene we all love and to be part of a label we follow since the beginning of its career. In particular we think this new album perfectly suits the path that Frontiers pursued over the years, since it's extremely melodic, epic but in the same time with all the usual DGM's trademarks! We cannot wait for all of you to listen to the new songs and to meet everyone on the road!"
 
DGM new album will be released in late summer and be sure to look out for the band's live show in a town near you!
 
DGM are:
MArk Basile - Vocals
Simone Mularoni - Guitars
Andrea Arcangeli - Bass
Fabio Costantino - Drums
Emanuele Casali - Keyboards

 
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